Course Description for Social Work with Children and Adolescents

SOW4654: Social Work with Children and Adolescents

Description: The purpose of this course is to provide students with a foundation of generalist knowledge and skills for social work practice with children, adolescents, and their families in a variety of practice settings, including educational, medical, child welfare, juvenile justice, and mental health services. Prevention, intervention, and advocacy strategies will be critically examined from the strengths perspective, emphasizing research-informed practice and social work values.